Sunday, May 16, 2010

VIP - Douglas Manning

Mr. Douglas Manning is a 4th generation Tustinite and has been active
with the Tustin Area Museum since 1982.

He was a long-time substitute teacher with the Tustin Unified School District
following his distinguished service career.

Douglas Manning:
A Great American, devoted husband, loving father, hero and a friend to all...
Once a Marine...always a Marine
Once a friend...always a friend.

Medals and Ribbons Earned by Douglas Manning
during his service in the US Marine Corps
1950-1953 & 1959-1977

Silver Star Medal- Korea 1950
Meritorious Service Medal for Service 1970-1973

Purple Heart Medal for wounds received in action - Korea 1951
Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal for Service 1950-1953
National Defense Service Medal

Armed Forces Expeditionary Service Medal- Vietnam 1962-1963
Republic of Vietnam Service Medal- Vietnam 1962-1963 (3 campaigns)
Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Bronze Star - 1969 (11 helicopter assaults)
United Nations Service Medal- Korea
Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal- 1960

Presidential Unit Citation _ls1 Marine Division in Korea
Meritorious Unit Commendation - USS Eldorado, Vietnam 1966-67
(10 amphibious raids)

Korean Presidential Unit Citation - 151 Marine Division 1950-53, Korea
Republic of Vietnam Armed Forces Meritorious Unit Citation of the Gallantry
Cross with Palm and Frame - For service in Vietnam